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Chile’s mining production increases 4.7% in March, driven by copper and lithium

Chile’s mining production increases 4.7% in March, driven by copper and lithium Chile’s mining production increases 4.7% in March, driven by copper and lithium

Chile’s mining production increased 4.7% in March compared to the same month of the previous year, thanks to greater production of copper and lithium, the National Institute of Statistics (INE) reported on Tuesday. Chile is the world’s second largest producer of lithium behind Australia, and the largest producer of copper, with almost a quarter of […]

Chile hopes to develop up to five new lithium projects in two years

Chile hopes to develop up to five new lithium projects in two years Chile hopes to develop up to five new lithium projects in two years

The government of leftist Gabriel Boric announced on Monday that it expects between three and five new construction projects to be developed in the next two years. lithium exploitationwithin the framework of the public-private strategy that seeks to double the current production of the mineral in the next decade. Chile, the world’s second largest producer […]

Chile’s mining production increases 7.7% thanks to copper and lithium

Chile’s mining production increases 7.7% thanks to copper and lithium Chile’s mining production increases 7.7% thanks to copper and lithium

The mining production of Chili increased 7.7% last February compared to the same month in 2023, thanks to greater activity, especially in the copper and lithium sectors, the National Statistics Institute (INE). Metallic mining grew by 5.5% “due to an increase in the extraction and processing of copper,” said the INE it’s a statement. With […]

Bolivia seeks lithium industrialization in seven of its salt flats and launches a call

Bolivia seeks lithium industrialization in seven of its salt flats and launches a call Bolivia seeks lithium industrialization in seven of its salt flats and launches a call

The Government of Bolivia launched this Friday a second international call for the use of evaporite resources, lithium and other minerals, in seven of its salt flats and to attract projects through direct lithium extraction (EDL) technology. The Research, Engineering and Projects Manager of YLB, Salvador Beltrán, explained that the call is not directed only […]

Chile: Atacameño Peoples council questions Codelco-SQM alliance to exploit lithium

Chile: Atacameño Peoples council questions Codelco-SQM alliance to exploit lithium Chile: Atacameño Peoples council questions Codelco-SQM alliance to exploit lithium

The Council of Atacameños Peoples (CPA) in Chiliwhich brings together 18 communities from the Atacama Indigenous Development Area, in the Antofagasta Region, called this Thursday to “not repeat the mistakes of the past and subject any agreement to the highest international standards regarding indigenous participation and consultation” by questioning the alliance between the state giant […]

Bolivia signs agreement with Russian state for US$ 450 million to exploit lithium

Bolivia signs agreement with Russian state for US$ 450 million to exploit lithium Bolivia signs agreement with Russian state for US$ 450 million to exploit lithium

Boliviaone of the countries with the largest reserves of lithium in the world, announced this Wednesday an agreement for US$ 450 million with the Russian state-owned Uranium One Group for the exploitation of this key mineral in the transition to clean energies. The agreement provides for the installation of a pilot plant for the extraction […]

India launches first part of auction of critical minerals for US$ 5.4 billion

India launches first part of auction of critical minerals for US$ 5.4 billion India launches first part of auction of critical minerals for US$ 5.4 billion

India launched on Wednesday the first part of its auction of critical minerals worth an estimated 450 billion rupees ($400 million), the country’s mines minister said. Pralhad Joshi said the auctions would be held in eight states, including Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, besides Jammu and Kashmir, and would include minerals such as lithium, potash, […]

European investors visit Bolivia to evaluate business opportunities in lithium

European investors visit Bolivia to evaluate business opportunities in lithium European investors visit Bolivia to evaluate business opportunities in lithium

The Government of Bolivia announced this Monday the arrival of representatives of a dozen European companies from different segments of the production chain of the lithiumwhich will evaluate this week the business opportunities in the development of that industry in the country. Companies seek to establish “strategic connections” and “collaborations” for the joint development of […]

Government of Chile will allocate nearly US$ 7 million to investigate lithium and salt flats

Government of Chile will allocate nearly US$ 7 million to investigate lithium and salt flats Government of Chile will allocate nearly US$ 7 million to investigate lithium and salt flats

The Government of Chile announced this Tuesday that it will allocate nearly US$ 7 million over three years to investigations linked to the lithium and the environment in which it is exploited in the country, the salt flats, projecting the award of the amount by mid-2024 to projects that work on productive, environmental and social […]

Canadian Argentina Lithium extends its lithium project in northern Argentina

Canadian Argentina Lithium extends its lithium project in northern Argentina Canadian Argentina Lithium extends its lithium project in northern Argentina

The Canadian mining company Argentina Lithium will extend its lithium Rincón Oeste and Antofalla Norte, in northern Argentina, after having entered into agreements to add two mining concessions on neighboring salt flats. As reported this Wednesday by the company, in a statement, it has signed a property option agreement for Don Fermín, an area of […]

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